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What's New, What's Next - Denver


Welcome to Denver, where 300 days of sunshine, a thriving cultural scene, diverse neighborhoods and urban adventure combine for the world's best meeting destination. A vibrant outdoor city at the base of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, Denver's stunning architecture, award-winning dining and unparalleled views help produce truly epic events.

When it comes to meeting planning, Denver has it all: A state-of-the-art convention center; a central location; an international airport; a walkable downtown packed with shopping, dining, nightlife and cultural attractions; thousands of hotel rooms; and a convention bureau that knows how to partner with you to create a successful event. 

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ALL ABOARD THE NEW UNION STATION. Denver's historic Union Station has undergone a massive restoration and redevelopment into a transportation, dining, shopping and entertainment hub, all centered around the new 112-room Crawford Hotel. A new rail line from Denver International Airport to Union Station is set to open in early 2016. Learn more.

ART ADDED TO CONVENTION CENTER. Already known for its innovative public art that includes the 40-foot high Blue Bear, the Colorado Convention Center added eight new pieces to its permanent collection that will surprise and delight attendees. The vast space now supports new murals, paintings and sculptures by Colorado artists.

DENVER'S HOTEL RENAISSANCE. There are more than 1,400 new hotel rooms in Denver, including a 230-room Marriott Renaissance (pictured), a 140-room Aloft Hotel (2014), a 519-room Westin at Denver International Airport (2015), a 361-room dual HYATT house/Hyatt Place, the 165-room Art Hotel (2015) and the 199-room downtown Kimpton (2016). Learn more.

NEW FLIGHTS TO DENVER. Denver has never been easier to get to with new, nonstop domestic flights throughout the United States and increasing international nonstop flights from Tokyo, Japan (United), Rekjyavík, Iceland (Icelandair), Mexico City (Volaris) and Panama City (United, December 2014). Learn more.

UNIQUE VENUES, COLORADO TWIST. Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre is on every music lover’s bucket list, and has also been the site of some truly memorable events. Denver’s mild, sunny climate means that offsite events can go outdoors nearly any time of year on patios and rooftops across the city. Learn more.

WALK THIS WAY. You don’t need a car in downtown Denver, with so much in walking distance of our 9,400 downtown hotel rooms. Plus, there’s an abundance of alternative transportation, including the B-cycle bike share program and free shuttle buses that stop on every corner of the 16th Street Mall. Learn more.

A CITY OF HIDDEN GEMS. Denver’s diverse neighborhoods give visitors the real flavor of the city. The urban adventure of The Mile High City can be found in galleries of the Art District on Santa Fe, cafés in the Highlands and the shops of Cherry Creek, just to name a few. Learn more.

BEER CITY U.S.A. Thanks to a wide array of microbreweries, brewpubs and taprooms, including more than 200 beers brewed here daily, discerning beer drinkers are making pilgrimages to The Mile High City to sample the world's greatest brews. Attendees will rejoice with beer-food pairings as sophisticated as any wine! Learn more.

AIRPORT RAIL LINE COMING SOON! Opening in 2016, a new commuter rail line will whisk attendees from Denver International Airport to Denver Union Station in just 35 minutes. The line will be an affordable and convenient way to drop visitors right into the heart of downtown in no time flat. Learn more.

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